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Rethinking the Dynamics of Music and Nationalism

SPIN organizes the international conference, Rethinking the Dynamics of Music and Nationalism. The conference is set on 26-29 September 2017 at De Rode Hoed, Cultureel Centrum (Amsterdam). The full program can be found here.  I’ll be presenting my research on the Philippine Military Band within my proposed framework of The Anthropology of Sound. Here’s the abstract:   The volatile sonus… Continue reading

Other Globes: Past and Peripheral Imaginations of the Global

The Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies is hosting a special conference entitled Other Globes: Past and Peripheral Imaginations of the Global. University of Amsterdam 4-5 July 2017   Here’s the abstract of my talk: Globalization in cylinders: Auditioning the early global acoustic epistemology Globalization is often constituted within an ocularcentric epistemology: cartographic representations and the… Continue reading

Temporalities of Globalisation

This year’s theme for the third annual conference of the Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies is: “Where Are We Now? Temporalities of Globalisation”. At the conference I will talk about how the reiteration of the nineteenth-century migrant Manila musicians in the contemporary Overseas Filipino entertainers is historically rooted in earlier forms and temporalities of globalization that… Continue reading

Theater als Kritik

The German Theatre Studies Association (Gesselschaft für Theaterwissenschaft) will hold its 16th Congress with the theme: “Theater als Kritik” (Theater as Critique) on 3-6 November 2016. This year’s conference is co-organized by the Department of Applied Theatre Studies at Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, the Institute of Theatre, Film, and Media Studies at Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, and the Hessischen… Continue reading

Translocating Theatre Histories

The Global Theatre Histories Research Project holds its final conference entitled Translocating Theatre Histories on 19-21 August 2016. The event will conclude the project’s six-year run under the funding of the German Research Foundation (DFG), and will inaugurate the new Center for Global Theatre Histories in Munich. In the conference, I will be talking about… Continue reading

Kolloquium Globale Theater und Mediengeschichte(n)

Prof. dr. Nic Leonhardt invited me to give a guest lecture on “Medating Modernities” as part of her lecture Kolloquium Globale Theater und Mediengeschichte(n) at the Institut für Medienkultur & Theater, Universität zu Köln, Germany. Perhaps see you there? 17 December 2015 Institut für Medienkultur & Theater, Universität zu Köln, Germany

Open Encounter: The Boat is Sinking? Addressing the Urgency of Artistic Cross-Cultural Dialogues

Saving the world with meals on wheels. You know how I sometimes have really brilliant ideas? They’re not aliens, they’re Earth…liens! Stop talking, brain thinking. Hush. You know how I sometimes have really brilliant ideas?

You know when grown-ups tell you ‘everything’s going to be fine’ and you think they’re probably lying to make you feel better? All I’ve got to do is pass as an ordinary human being. Simple. What could possibly go wrong?